Category Archives: Position

Linear and Rotary position sensors of an Absolute, Incremental, Potentiometer or Magnetic type. Contact and Non-contact.

Opkon Angle Sensors

OPKON’s core product has traditionally been Resistive Linear Position Transducers. These position sensors are commonly applied in plastic injection machinery, textile machines, transfer and hydraulic, metal forming machines and general automation applications. In the recent years, OPKON has started production of rotary magnetic encoders and linear magnetic incremental sensors, and Rotary potentiometers for Angle Measurement.

Signal outputs from 0-5vdc  over a rotation angle of 45°, 90°, 180° or 360°, with IP Rating of IP-64.

Models are available in a male shaft version c/w Flexible coupling and Mounting bracket, or a Blind hollow shaft version with flexible tether mount.

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Namco Limit Switches

Namco Controls has been in the heavy industrial control sensor business since 1937 with our first Snap-Lock® limit switch, a name synonymous with rugged reliability under brutal conditions. Today, we are the only source for limit switches for use in Nuclear Power Plants qualified to NRC requirements, with installations around the world.

When non-contact electronic sensing was required, first in automotive assembly lines, Namco was the first U.S. company to respond. We patented internal short circuit protection for 2-wire sensors and developed the first weld field immune (WFI) sensors to survive resistance welder applications, positioning Namco as a recognized leader in high reliability electronic sensing. In fact, reliability is so important to our customers that we introduced the industry’s first Lifetime Replacement Program for electronic sensors in 1987.

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Electro Cam: Net Forward Interface

Electro Cam Corp. is pleased to offer this sneak preview of our new PS-2252-12-TP1 Net Forward Encoder Interface (NFEI). Ideal for applications requiring perfect alignment, the NFEI eliminates erroneous encoder pulse counts caused by uncontrolled backward movement, and counts forward pulses until reverse motion occurs. It then stops counting pulses (reverse or forward) until encoder position exceeds the last forward position before reverse.

For example, when a web process stops, some backward movement will occur. Upon re-start, the process will overlap a portion of the web, resulting in mis-registration. The NFEI counts pulses until reverse occurs, then withholds pulses until the exact point the process stopped, resulting in perfect registration! If the process stops halfway through a character, the character will be finished when the process restarts. Scrap is eliminated and downtime is reduced.

The new NFEI works with standard quadrature encoders.

Applications include:

  • Web Processes
  • Printing
  • Bar Codes
  • Conveyors
  • De-Reelers
  • Wire & Cable Cut-Off
  • Labeling & Packaging Equipment
  • Any application requiring absolute registration

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Dynapar Encoders and Resolvers

The most trusted encoders in the industry.

Dynapar offers the world’s broadest range of encoders, resolvers and accessories for motion feedback control. For 50 years, the five brands of Dynapar have been providing innovative, customized system solutions for virtually any heavy-duty, industrial, Mill duty, Mining, Servo-Duty or light-duty application.

We’ve been able to stay at the forefront of innovation because we listen to you, our customer. You want your products a certain way and we are here to deliver. Our unique customization capabilities mean that no matter your industry, no matter your application, Dynapar will deliver the product that fits your needs perfectly. And with our fast delivery guarantee, you get it right when you need it.

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